North Suburban Medical Center Opens Northeast ER
THORNTON, Colo., May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — North Suburban Medical Center’s Northeast ER opens its doors today at the corner of Holly Street and 128th Avenue to receive emergency patients from the surrounding communities. The 10,000-foot, state-of- the-art emergency department will function just like a hospital-based ER, treating everything from minor injuries to more severe and life-threatening illnesses such as stroke or heart attack. Northeast ER is a true emergency facility, open 24-hours a day, 365 days a year.
“With the opening of Northeast ER, North Suburban Medical Center is enhancing the quality and convenience of emergency healthcare services for residents of North Thornton,” noted Jennifer Alderfer, North Suburban Medical Center CEO.
Northeast ER is fully-staffed with board-certified emergency physicians and emergency-trained nurses and specialists and, in partnership with the Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children, features a pediatric ER for pediatric emergencies. The facility boasts the latest emergency diagnostic and surgical equipment available with in-house imaging and ultrasound departments; a full, on-site lab and a specialized trauma department. With skillful personnel for excellent care and efficient response times, the facility is backed by the expertise and services of North Suburban Medical Center and the HealthONE Network, metro Denver’s largest healthcare system.
“Our goal is to provide complete, convenient medical access, a little closer to home, for area residents,” stated Alderfer. “This facility is just the beginning of North Suburban Medical Center’s 9-acre Northeast ER campus which will also hold medical office buildings and a complete, ambulatory surgical center.”
HealthONE-North Suburban Medical Center is a 157-bed licensed hospital with two adjoining medical office buildings, 550 physicians on staff, a Musculoskeletal Surgery Center, Diagnostic Sleep Disorders Center and Center for Weight Loss Surgery. Located in Thornton, CO, just one block east of I-25, North Suburban offers a wide range of women’s services, critical care, emergency medical services and surgical services. North Suburban has also been recognized for cardiovascular medicine including a full range of diagnostic procedures and treatments for patients with heart and vascular diseases and is affiliated with the Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children. North Suburban’s Free-standing Emergency Department, Northeast ER, is now open in North Thornton at 128th and Holly.
For more information about the hospital, visit www.NorthSuburban.com.
Editors’ Note: On April 19, prior to its official opening, North Suburban Medical Center invited the community to tour the new facility, learn important injury prevention guidelines and meet Airlife & EMS critical transport agencies. Event Photos and Videos are available upon request.
SOURCE HealthONE-North Suburban Medical Center